Laws Affecting Your Business

Laws Affecting Your Business

Are you aware of the laws that pertain to your particular business? Did you know that based on your size, number of employees, contracts with the government agencies, etc., certain laws may or may not apply to you? Given the complexities of labor laws, it’s probably best not to leave this area up to chance.

Take a look at this exhaustive list. How many of the following laws and legislation are you familiar with? Do you know which apply to your business and should be listed in your employee handbook? Which laws are you unknowingly violating? Although the experts at CA HR Services are not attorneys, nor provide businesses with legal advice (for such matters, please seek legal counsel), we help businesses determine which of the following laws and legislation apply and what policies, procedures and practices must be implemented to help mitigate a business’s risk.
 
This list includes some, but not all, state and federal laws and legislation affecting businesses in the state of California.
  • Affirmative Action Plan (AAP)
  • Age Discrimination
  • Alternative Workweek Laws
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or ADAA
  • Bone Marrow/Organ Donor (15 or more Employees)
  • California COBRA or COBRA
  • California Family Rights Act (CFRA)
  • Child Labor Laws
  • Civil Air Patrol (16 or more Employees)
  • Crime Victims Leave
  • Domestic Violence (25 or more Employees)
  • Drug Free Workplace
  • Education Code/School Appearance
  • Emergency Duty as Volunteer
  • Employer Information Reports (CEIR)
  • Employer Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)
  • Equal Employment Opportunity (Title VII)
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Reporting (EEO1)
  • Equal Pay Act
  • Exempt vs. Non-Exempt Status
  • Fair and Accurate Credit Reporting Act (FACTA)
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FSCA)
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Hazardous Communications Act
  • Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • Injury/Illness Prevention Plans (IIPP)
  • Jury Duty Leave
  • Kin Care or PTO
  • Meal and Break Laws
  • Military Duty Leave
  • Military Spouse Leave (25 or more Employees)
  • National Labor Relations Act
  • Overtime Laws
  • Paid Family Leave (PFL)
  • Plant Closures and Layoffs (Warn Act)
  • Pregnancy Disability Leave Act (PDL)
  • School activities (25 or more Employees)
  • Sexual Harassment and Anti-Harassment Laws and Training
  • Unemployment Insurance (EDD)
  • Unfair Labor Practices (ULP)
  • Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act (Vet 4212)
  • Volunteer Fire Fighters (50 or more)
  • Voting Time Off
  • Wage and Hour Laws and Regulation
  • Workers’ Compensation Insurance
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